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The Resource The guardian, Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis, (videorecording)

The guardian, Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis, (videorecording)

Label
The guardian
Title
The guardian
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen St. John ; edited by Thomas J. Nordberg, Dennis Virkler ; music by Trevor Rabin ; costume designer, Mark Peterson ; production designer, Maher Ahmad ; art directors, Andrew M. Cahn and Austin Gorg ; visual effects producer, Susan Zwerman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of action/peril, brief strong language and some sensuality
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue and French or Spanish subtitles; SDH, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller, Clancy Brown, Omari Hardwick, Alex Daniels, Adam Peña, Joe Arquette, John Heard, Neal McDonough, Brian Geraghty, Dule Hill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1978-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Flynn, Beau
  • Vinson, Tripp
  • Brinkerhoff, Ron L
  • Davis, Andrew
  • Costner, Kevin
  • Kutcher, Ashton
  • Ward, Sela
  • Sagemiller, Melissa
  • Brown, Clancy
  • Hardwick, Omari
  • Daniels, Alex
  • Peña, Adam
  • Arquette, Joe
  • Heard, John
  • Hill, Dulé
  • McDonough, Neal
  • Geraghty, Brian
  • St. John, Stephen
  • Nordberg, Thomas J
  • Virkler, Dennis
  • Rabin, Trevor
  • Peterson, Mark
  • Ahmad, Maher
  • Beacon Pictures
  • Contrafilm (Firm)
  • A School Productions (Firm)
  • Firm Films (Firm)
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Rescue work
  • Survival swimming
  • Drowning
  • Lifesaving
  • Natación
  • Técnicas de supervivencia
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The guardian, Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • A film by Andrew Davis
  • Special features: Never-before-seen alternate ending with on-camera introduction by Andrew Davis; deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff; "Unsung heroes": a tribute to the real-life U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers; "Making waves": the making-of 'The guardian'; audio commentary with director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
sky278908780
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780788868818
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
rc 04/18
Other control number
786936705119
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50648
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
.b12945687
System details
DVD, dual-layer format, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The guardian, Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; a Contrafilm/Firm Films production ; produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson ; written by Ron L. Brinkerhoff ; directed by Andrew Davis, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • A film by Andrew Davis
  • Special features: Never-before-seen alternate ending with on-camera introduction by Andrew Davis; deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff; "Unsung heroes": a tribute to the real-life U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers; "Making waves": the making-of 'The guardian'; audio commentary with director Andrew Davis and writer Ron L. Brinkerhoff
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
sky278908780
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780788868818
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
rc 04/18
Other control number
786936705119
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50648
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
.b12945687
System details
DVD, dual-layer format, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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